Neil Haycocks, M.D., Ph.D.
Interim Vice Dean for Academic Affairs and Education
Neil Haycocks, MD, Ph.D. is an expert in healthcare and medical academics, with proven skills and experience in planning and implementing medical school curriculum and accreditation.
Dr. Haycocks was intensely involved in the planning and implementation of the medical school at Quinnipiac University, where he played a crucial role in designing its curriculum, as well as in its accreditation, block coordination and admissions. He also instructed medical students in pathology -- the causes and effects of diseases. He served as assistant professor in the department of medical sciences and as the medical director of the pathologists’ assistant graduate program at the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University, while also working as the hematopathologist for St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, Connecticut.
A native of Virginia, Dr. Haycocks attended Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg, Virginia. He completed his PhD in experimental pathology at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. He earned his medical degree at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine in Richmond, and completed his residency training in the department of pathology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Dr. Haycocks also completed a fellowship in hematopathology at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore. He is certified by the American Board of Pathology in anatomic pathology, clinical pathology and hematology.
As director of biomedical science integration and associate professor-in-residence, Dr. Haycocks works with faculty across disciplines to weave the biomedical sciences throughout the curriculum, providing students with a comprehensive view of the human organ system and developing engaging, informative and effective teaching sessions.